Speeches from politicians in vic

  • We are nearing six months since the Economy and Infrastructure Committee tabled the final report of its inquiry into the Road Safety Road Rules 2009 (Overtaking Bicycles) Bill 2015...
  • My question is for the Minister for Training and Skills. Minister, last week I asked you some questions about the Sage Institute. Yesterday there were some developments reported in the Age, such that the institute has announced it will cease to trade in Sydney and Brisbane and suspend its classes in Melbourne for a week. Students in Melbourne were called to an emergency meeting at the Collins Street headquarters, where they were told that their classes would be cancelled for seven days.
  • My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Education and pertains to reports in the media from 1 March regarding evidence given at a hearing of the commonwealth Joint Standing Committee on Migration by three members of the South Sudanese girls group New Change, who said that there were restrictions in place when they were students in 2010 and that these continue to be enforced at a number of public schools in Melbourne's western suburbs.
  • The Australian International Air Show was held at Avalon from 3 to 5 March. The air show has been around for years and is very popular. Many people in the community though are becoming concerned that it is promoting military might and arms dealing in addition to the thrilling aerobatics that have always been a part of it.
  • With the recent announcement that the Gatwick Hotel is to be sold, the minister said that the government will work with St Kilda Community Housing and a network of agencies to relocate the current residents.
  • People on CCOs have the opportunity to maintain and improve their social and economic support networks in a community setting while they make amends for their offences and undergo any court-ordered rehabilitation. Offenders who receive CCOs also tend to have much lower rates of reoffending.
  • I would like to speak briefly on the motion that the proposed standing order recommended by the Procedure Committee in its E-Petitions report that was tabled last November be adopted to come into effect upon an e-petition system going live on the Legislative Council website.
  • The Greens will be supporting the Crimes Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2016. This bill makes amendments to the Crimes Act 1958, the Criminal Procedure Act 2009, the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 and the Jury Directions Act 2015.
  • My question is for the Special Minister of State...
  • As the Premier’s representative, you would be aware that last year the Premier’s Forest Industry Taskforce unanimously agreed that 36 high-priority interim protection areas should not be logged...
  • I rise today to speak on the Heritage Bill 2016...
  • My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety
  • The Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC) provides clients with free and confidential legal advice from a community lawyer...
  • My constituency question is for the Minister for Local Government...
  • The City of Yarra has a large number of properties where residents and businesses have installed rooftop solar panels...
  • My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Public Transport. It concerns the platform interchange at Richmond station. This morning on my way in on the Sandringham line I had to change at Richmond station, as always, because the Sandringham line does not go through the loop and almost three-quarters of the people on the train get off and look for a loop train.